Microsoft opens up Office mobile and web apps to all cloud storage services

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Microsoft’s Office Dropbox integration was a surprise partnership last November, but Microsoft is now extending it to everyone else. After launching updated iOS apps with iCloud storage support, Microsoft is announcing native cloud integration in the Office for iOS apps for all rival cloud providers. This means that in future, once app developers have updated their apps, you will be able to open, edit, and save documents with OneDrive, Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive, Box, and many others.

A more open Microsoft

It’s a surprise move from Microsoft and an increasing sign of the company’s willingness to be more open and partner with rivals. It’s also a key way to keep consumers and businesses hooked on using Microsoft Office as a…

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